The MED-EL Bookshelf app is one of a number of rehabilitation apps that are available from MED-EL. This particular app provides you with direct access to a number of free MED-EL rehabilitation resources.
Whether you are a hearing implant user or a parent of one, we recommend this app to help you get the most out of the MED-EL hearing implant system. The Bookshelf App is also a great resource for hearing professionals to use, such as audiologists or speech therapists. Simply head to the App Store to download it to your smartphone or tablet and try it out yourself!
You can find a range of topics on the MED-EL Bookshelf app, which cover various ages, development stages, and interests. Here’s a brief overview of just some of the MED-EL rehabilitation resources available on the app, all of which are free to download!
• Little Listeners: This resource is a guide for the support of families with young children with a cochlear implant. This resource was designed especially for parents and provides information about cochlear implantation, early language and auditory development. It offers tips for improving their child’s listening and communication abilities.It also includes useful suggestions for parents on how to facilitate better communication with their child with hearing loss.
• All in a Day: This booklet tells a story in pictures and text about a young cochlear implant user’s day with his family. It provides many ideas and suggestions for language activities to do at home or out and about, such as while getting dressed or having lunch. It also includes tips on how to manage the hearing implant device daily.
• Ling 6 Sound Cards: These illustrated representations of the Ling 6 sounds can be used for listening checks and early speech discrimination tasks at home.
• Access to the MED-EL Blog: Access the weekly MED-EL Rehabilitation Tips and Tricks blog posts directly from the app each week.
Other resources on the app include: Loudness Scale Charts, Sound Localisation, Smart Tips for Cochlear Implant Users, Telephone Training Tips, and Music Tips for Adults. This app runs on both iOS and Android devices, and is currently available in English. And hey, did we mention it’s free?
Didn’t find what you are looking for? Talk to your MED-EL Representative to find out more information about our range of additional rehabilitation resources available in over 40 languages, suitable for various ages, development stages and interests.
**Please note: The MED-EL Bookshelf app is currently not available in the USA.
Have you tried out any of MED-EL’s apps or online rehabilitation resources? Let us know which one is your favorite!
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